Thank you for using SwingDance.LA.  This policy explains the what, how, and why of the information we collect when you use this site. It also explains the specific ways we use and disclose that information. We never sell email addresses we collect.

In this document, the terms ‘our’ or ‘us’ or ‘we’ refer to the owner of this website which is Brian Shim Web Development, LLC. The terms ‘you’ and ‘your’ refer to the user or viewer of this website.


A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. We use cookies to help us identify and track visitors, their usage of this website, and their website access preferences.

We also use cookies to personalise content and ads, to provide social media features and to analyse our traffic. We also share information about your use of our site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners who may combine it with other information you’ve provided to them or they’ve collected from your use of their services.

Visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using this website.

For more information, See How Google uses data when you use our partners’ sites or apps.


Ads appearing on this website may be delivered by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you.

Third party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on your prior visits to this website.  Google’s use of the DoubleClick cookie enables it and its partners to serve ads to you based on your visit to this site and other sites on the Internet.  You may opt out of the use of the DoubleClick cookie for interest-based advertising by visiting the ads preference manager.


We use Google Analytics to collect non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Our purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how our visitors use this website.

If you don’t want your visit data reported by Google Analytics, you can install the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. This add-on instructs the Google Analytics JavaScript to prohibit sending visit information to Google Analytics. For more details on installing and uninstalling the add-on, please see the relevant help resources for your specific browser.

The Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on does not prevent information from being sent to the website itself or in other ways to web analytics services.


We also collect potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, user name, and email addresses for users leaving comments on our sites. We reserve the right to email you to answer or comment on the comment that you left on our site. Your email address will not be placed on a mailing list or be sold to a third party.

Facebook Login

This site has a Facebook login feature to indicate whether you are attending an event or not.  If you decide to use it, we will store your publicly-available Facebook profile information including your full name, a link to your photo on Facebook, a link to your Facebook profile, and gender. In addition, we will store whether you are attending the event or not.  We will publicly display this information on the front page of our site until either you click the link saying that you are not going to the event, or after the month of the event has passed, in which case the calendar for that month is no longer displayed on the front page, but might still be access.  If you wish to permanently delete your Facebook information from our database, just let us know.  We will not sell your information to a third party.  Your event attendance information is not posted on your Facebook wall or any other place on Facebook.

Social Media Widgets

Our Websites include social media features, like the Facebook Like and Google+ button. These features may collect information about your IP address and which page you’re visiting on our site, and they may set a cookie to make sure the feature functions properly. Social media features and widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our site. Your interactions with those features are governed by the privacy policies of the companies that provide them.

Business Transfers

If Brian Shim Web Development, LLC, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Brian Shim Web Development, LLC goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Brian Shim Web Development, LLC may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, we may change our Privacy Policy from time to time, and at our sole discretion. We encourage visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.